The EVO2K4 Fighting Game Championships

The biggest fighting game tournament is back! EVO2K4 is a three-day Olympiad featuring tournaments for the most popular fighting games on the Playstation 2, XBox, and Dreamcast.

Event Updates

August 2, 2004
Tournament Results

Here are brief results for all the tournaments. Thanks everyone for coming!

     Tekken 4:
     1st) Jackie Tran (Jin)
     2nd) JinKid (Jin)
     3rd) TomHilfiger (Nina)
     4th) Aenica (Julia)

     Tekken Tag:
     1st) Ryan Hart (Mishimas)
     2nd) UNCONKABLE!!! (Anna/Armor King/Devil)
     3rd) Slips (Eddy/Julia)
     4th) Shin (Changs)

     1st) RTD
     2nd) Mick
     3rd) Sownemisis
     4th) ViciousSuicide

     1. Itabashi Zangief (Shun Di, Japan) 
     2. Shou (Sarah, St. Louis, USA) 
     3. Kurita (Vanessa, Japan) 
     4. Ryan (Kage, UK) 
     5. Raoh (Lau, Japan) 
     5. Adam (Jeffry, NYC, USA) 
     7. Cappo (Pai, Florida, USA) 
     7. Maddy (Akira, Ohio, USA) 

     1. Daigo (Sol)
     2. Kindevu (Eddie)
     3. RF (Faust)
     4. Kensou (Chipp)

     1st: Daigo Umehara (Ryu, Balrog, Osagat)
     2nd: John Choi (Guile, Osagat)
     3rd: Kuni (Gief)
     4th: Justin Wong (Osagat, CHun)
     5th: Alex Valle (Ryu, OSagat), Wes Truelson (Ken, Balrog)
     7th: Jesse Howard (Ryu), Seth Killian (Honda, Gief)

     3rd Strike:
     1st: KO (Yun)
     2nd: Daigo Umehara (Ken)
     3rd: Justin Wong (Chun)
     4th: Raoh (Chun)
     5th: KSK (Alex), Kokujin (Dudley)
     7th: Hsien Chang (Ken), Mike Watson (Yun)

     1st: Kindebu (A-ken/sakura, bison, blanka)
     2nd: Ricky Ortiz (A-Vega, Sakura, Blanka)
     3rd: John Choi (C-Ken, Guile, Sagat)
     4th: Dan (C-Ryu, Ken, SAgat)
     5th: Justin Wong (C-Vega,Chun,Sagat)
          Buktooth (N-iori,morrigan,hibiki)
     7th: Eddie Lee (A-Mai,Eagle,Vega)
          RF (A-sakura,bison,blanka)

     1st: Jwong (santhrax)
     2nd: David Lee (Mag/cable/sent, cable/sent/cyke, etc)
     3rd: Xecutioner (SAnthrax, Sent/storm/cyke)
     4th: Chris Schmidt (MSS, MSP)
     5th: genghis (Santhrax)
          Randy Lew (Cable/sent/capcom, sent/ironman/cable)
     7th: Soo (MSS, MSP). Harry Potter (MST, Santhrax)

July 29, 2004
Registration Information!

A brief reminder that official registration runs today (Thursday) from 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM. If you live in California, you are required to register today. Players outside of California may register either today from 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM, or Friday between 8:00 AM and 9:00 AM.

To register, simply come to the Ursa Major event hall at Cal Poly, Pomona. Registration is $10 for each tournament entry, plus a one time $20 administrative fee. Registration is required to enter the Bring Your Own Console (BYOC) room.

July 22, 2004
U.S. Debut of Tekken 5!

We received confirmation today Tekken 5 will make it's US debut at Evolution! Jason Arney from Namco will do a short presentation on the cabinet, card system and new game features, which will be followed by free-play and surveys. This is your chance to see and play Tekken 5 before it's release this fall!

July 7, 2004
Tournament Schedule

We've hammered out the final tournament schedule for this year. We're encouraging everyone to signup on Thursday night this year so that we can get an early start on Friday.

May 31, 2004
Player Signups Open!

The player signup form is now live. If you're planning on attending the tournament, please fill out the form so we can get an accurate headcount. You can see the list of signed up players here.

April 22, 2004
Hotel Accomodations

We've arranged a discount at a great hotel just down the street from Cal Poly, the Shilo Inn. The rate is $80 a night for 4 a four person room. To reserve your room online, click here and enter EVOL in the Special Rate Code box. You can also reserve your room by phone at (800) 222-2244. Tell them that you're attending Evolution to get the special rate.

April 6, 2004
2nd Tournament Hall and BYOC Lounge Area!

This year we're expanding the tournament area to include a secondary tournament hall, and a lounge area for tournament players. The lounge area is the perfect spot to chill between matches, just bring your own console, and game away. You can see a floorplan of both tournament halls on our tournament location page.
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